Friday, 25 January 2019

Gum disease may cause premature labour

A study of dozens new mothers found 45% of those whose waters broke early had swollen, sore or infected gums.

In comparison, only 29% of the women who did not give birth prematurely had signs of gum disease.

Bacteria in plaque are thought to travel to the placenta via the bloodstream, causing it to became inflamed.


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